A 19-year-old female asked:
Can chest xray detect breast cancer?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Gynecology 14 years experience
No: An X-ray is used to evaluate bones, not soft tissues. You would need a mammogram, ultrasound, or MRI to better evaluate breast tissue. Mammogram is generally the best, although in young women an ultrasound is preferred.
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